Feng Shui and the Art of Hot Dog Maintenance

About a month ago, we were watching one of those house hunting shows where a couple is ducking in and out of houses, accompanied by an agent, all the while expressing opinions on this and that. The couple in this particular episode featured a woman who was deep into feng shui. Deep into feng shui. … Continue reading “Feng Shui and the Art of Hot Dog Maintenance”

Testing…Testing…

Allow me to get technical for a moment. It’s been an odd year for us this year. It started out with two months worth of interviews for a job that would have uprooted us to live in frozen climes, only to see it end ingloriously with a job offer that fell below the radar, followed … Continue reading “Testing…Testing…”

Different Signs, Different Seasons

During one summer day last year, I found myself with a bit of time, a bit of hunger, and proximity to New Jersey. I also had my camera with me, and a sign on my New Jersey to-do list. It all came together in the form of Hot Dog Johnny’s in Buttzville, New Jersey, along … Continue reading “Different Signs, Different Seasons”

Old Friends

Picking up where I left off last week… New Jersey is strangely familiar to both of us. After all, Laura’s parents both came from New Jersey and both of my paternal grandparents grew up in Woodbury. We had both made several trips into the state as children, and every turn seemed to conjure up some … Continue reading “Old Friends”

This Week on Jersey Shore

“It was an education,” Laura said, when the day was all over. Like just about everyone we know, we have a list of things we’d like that we would probably like to do one day if the weather is not too bad and it’s not too far away and my cousin isn’t coming to town … Continue reading “This Week on Jersey Shore”